Opening General Session


Wednesday, January 8th, 1:30pm-3:00pm

SW CEU approved: 1.5; CLEs: 1.0 Ethics Professionalism


Opening Keynote Presentation:

Dr. Jaiya John

Honoring the Medicine Wheel: Courageous Change and the Sacred Web of Life

Dr. Jaiya John will address the need for our child welfare systems to move away from robotic bureaucracy and towards embracing the human experience. With an emphasis on the psychology of organizational change and the need for shifts in workplace culture, Dr. Jaiya John will outline how to build systems around the values of self-care, mutual care, and every individual’s ability to create holistic healing with others.